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Web Creation WorkshopAnyone

  • Venue: SILVER SPRING HOTEL, NAIROBI
  • Date: Wednesday 13th June 2012 :For 3 days
  • Starts: 8:04am Ends: 8:04am

RE: INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE IN CREATIVE WEB WORKSHOP:


The Creative Web Workshop, Software Dynamics in partnership with Google East Africa will be hosting an exciting, on-site and active web, internet marketing and Social Media management workshop, to be held at the Silver Springs Hotel in June 13th to 15th 2012.

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FrontlineSMS Product LaunchAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 12th June 2012
  • Starts: 6:30pm Ends: 8:30pm

FrontlineSMS lowers barriers to social change using mobile technologies. Our open-source SMS-messaging software helps organizations all over the world overcome communications barriers. It enables users to send, receive and manage SMS over a mobile network. Users only pay the standard text messaging charges through their regular mobile provider.

 

Two years in the making, FrontlineSMS Version 2

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Legal MeetupAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 9th June 2012
  • Starts: 11:00am Ends: 12:00pm

law+IT meet to discuss

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Mfarm & Samsung launch M-Farm mobile applicationRSVP

  • Venue: Ole Sereni Hotel, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 5th June 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:00pm

Mfarm limited, an award winning software solutions and agribusiness company has announced the partnership with Samsung that has seen them release their mobile application, which is available on both Android and Samsung's Bada based phones.

 

The mobile tool allows farmers to receive accurate, real-time crop price information daily, 6 days a week, being sourced from 5 major markets in Kenya: Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu, Eldoret and Kitale. The M-Farm web application gi

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Pivot EastAnyone

  • Venue: The Ole Sereni, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 5th June 2012 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 8:00pm

Pivot East is this year’s edition of the region’s premier mobile apps / de

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East Africa Outsourcing SummitAnyone

  • Venue: Crowne Plaza Nairobi Hotel, Nairobi
  • Date: Tuesday 5th June 2012 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 5:00pm

East Africa and in particular, Kenya, is now a recognized outsourcing hub since the introduction of the first undersea cable, which has allowed a 90% reduction in bandwidth cost.

The East Africa Outsourcing Summit will act as a platform for both existing and potential players in the outsourcing space in East Africa to network and gain insight from the major outsourcing regions.
 
The Summit will focus on global trends and underpin what it takes to achieve the

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Random Hacks of Kindness is BackAnyone

  • Venue: Red Court Hotel, Kenya Red Cross HQ, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 2nd June 2012 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 4:00pm

Subject Matter Experts and Developers, Working non-stop!, Will be Hacking Solutions to some of the Challenges they face.

Problem Categories Include:

  1. Urban Disasters;
  2. Election Monitoring;
  3. Counties/Political Boundaries Data Management;
  4. And More...

 Venues of the event are as follows:

  • Nairobi Venue: Red Court Hotel;
  • Kampala Venue: Makerere University;
  • Kigali Venue: Kigali Institute of Sci

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VC4Africa Nairobi MeetupAnyone

  • Venue: Jockey Pub - Hilton Hotel, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 31st May 2012
  • Starts: 7:00pm Ends: 10:00pm

VC4Africa, Africa’s largest entrepreneur and investor network, will this Thursday hold its second meet-up in Nairobi at the Hilton Hotel’s Jockey Pub from 7.00PM till 10.00PM. The event is an opportunity for entrepreneurs to meet and network with potential investors, mentors and like-minded individuals over a cold Tusker and share ideas, challenges, opportunities and contacts.

 

VC4Africa is a fast growing network of entrepreneurs and investors dedicated

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Report: How ICTs are transforming the African EconomyAnyone

  • Venue: World Bank Country Office (Upper Hill), Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 31st May 2012
  • Starts: 4:00pm Ends: 7:00pm


ICTs have the potential to transform business and government in Africa, driving entrepreneurship, innovation and economic growth. A new flagship report identifies best practice in the use of ICTs in key sectors of the African economy.

The report, published by eTransform Africa, produced by The World Bank and the African Development Bank, with the support of the African Union, will be launched on May 31.

 

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Open Innovation Africa Summit²RSVP

  • Venue: Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi
  • Date: Monday 28th May 2012 :For 3 days
  • Starts: 8:00am Ends: 2:30pm

Nokia, infoDev and Capgemini will be organizing the second Open Innovation Africa Summit (OIAS²) between 28th and 30th of May 2012 in Nairobi, Kenya and would be excited to have you participating at the profound debates and thought-leader presentations that help to shape the future of the African innovation society. OIAS² builds on the results of the inaugural Open Innovation Africa Summit, organized in December 2010, by continuing to cultivate collaboration and to promote a

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Ericsson Application Awards 2012Anyone

  • Venue: Ericsson Studio, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Date: Tuesday 22nd May 2012
  • Starts: 12:00pm Ends: 8:00pm

http://www.ericsson.com/thecompany/events/eaa2012/webcast

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Mobile GarageAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 19th May 2012
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 3:00pm

Akirachix invites you to the Mobile Garage Students Exhibition that will be held in the iHub on May 19th from 9:00 a.m – 3:00 p.m. This is an opportunity to come and see what the next generation of mobile entrepreneurs are working on. This event is a follow up to the Mobile Garage events that Akirachix has been holding in various universities in Kenya. This event specifically targets students to give them an opportunity to showcase their mobile projects and compete at

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Behance Portfolio ReviewsRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 18th May 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 8:30pm

Between May 14th-21st, Behance Portfolio Reviews will be happening in cities and towns around the world. Take part in the Behance Community offline, and to be part of a collective experience of sharing and receiving feedback. And the creatives in Nairobi City will not be left out on this opportunity. Yep! our first Portfolio Review. 6 Portfolio presentations (6 presenters as follows; 1 seasoned Art Director and 1 amateur Art Director/Designer, 1 seasoned Copywriter and 1 amateur Cop

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Quarterly Creativez CatchupAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Sunday 13th May 2012
  • Starts: 2:00pm Ends: 5:00pm

Stats, facts and figures. A lot has been happening in Kenyas Creative economy in the last few years and as we garner a name as well as positions ourselves in creative fields  we need to know as Kenyan Creatives  – Where Are We going?

Is the Creative Industry in Kenya as fragmented as it looks? Where are the societies, associations and groups that can galvanise different sectors together? What are the common challenges we all face and how can we counter these? Wha

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TECH:NITE - Fun Networking Event for Operators, ISPs, VendorsRSVP

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 10th May 2012
  • Starts: 7:00pm Ends: 11:30pm

The 2nd edition of TECH:NITE goes down on Thursday 10th May from 7pm at Tamasha Langata, next to Uchumi Hyper (on the way to Carni)

TECH:NITE is a fun networking event for Operators, ISPs, Vendors and Online Businesses. There is a lot of fun games and activities to enable you meet a minimum of 15 new people from the Tech industry.

TECH:NITE will be hosted by Eddy Kimani (Capital FM) and on the decks W-DJ (Capital FM) and DJ PURPL (Superstar DJ)

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Afrinnovator Business Model ChatAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 10th May 2012
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 7:00pm

Many an entrepreneur have come up with a brilliant idea and gone about the painstaking business of developing it only to come to the realization that there's no sound business model behind it, or the business model is not sustainable. The problem is significant among tech startups where the founder has a great vision for a technology product or service but fails to adequately answer the questions of just how they will go about creating, delivering and capturing value.

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Coffee Chat with Grameen FoundationAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 9th May 2012
  • Starts: 11:00am Ends: 12:00pm

Please join us for a coffee chat next Wednesday, May 9, with David Edelstein, Grameen Foundation’s Senior Vice President of Solutions and Regions.

Where:  iHub

When:   Wednesday, May 9th at 11-12pm

The event will start with a presentation on “Bridging the Information Gap” where David will talk about Grameen Foundation’s ICT4D work both globally and in Sub-Saharan Africa, touching on

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Windows Phone Meetup GroupAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 4th May 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

Meetup group for Windows Phone enthusiasts and developers

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Kipokezi Apps Challenge - HackathonAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 4th May 2012 :For 2 days
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 4:00pm

The Apps Challenge Hackathon will be held in iHUB Nairobi over the weekend of the 4th/5th/6th May 2012. Winning teams/individuals can refine their ideas whilst working with mentors of ForgetMeNot Africa, Safaricom and iHUB. On Sunday 6th May the final ideas, code and business case from each App will be presented to the judging panel and the winner will be then be announced.

We are pleased to announce the Kipokezi Apps Challenge Hackathon shortlist (

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Microsoft Imagine Cup – Regional FinalsAnyone

  • Venue: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Upper Hill, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 3rd May 2012
  • Starts: 9:00am Ends: 5:00pm

Microsoft Imagine Cup – Regional Finals

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edTech Meetup GroupAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 2nd May 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

Meetup group for those seeking to explore the intersections of education and technology

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Dot Net User Group MeetupAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Saturday 28th April 2012
  • Starts: 2:00pm Ends: 4:00pm

Dot Net User Group Meetup

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Linux User Group MeetupAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Friday 27th April 2012
  • Starts: 6:00pm Ends: 7:30pm

Linux User Group Meetup

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Ubuntu HourAnyone

  • Venue: iHub, Nairobi
  • Date: Thursday 26th April 2012
  • Starts: 5:00pm Ends: 6:00pm

Ubuntu Hour is a non-formal gathering of Ubuntu enthusiasts in Kenya.

For more on the team please visit the wiki on https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KenyanTeam

 

Join the mailing list for the latest news and events on our local community https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-ke

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Wirless WednesdayAnyone

  • Venue: m:lab EastAfrica 3rd Floor, Bishop Magua Centre Ge, Nairobi
  • Date: Wednesday 25th April 2012
  • Starts: 12:00pm Ends: 2:00pm

Wireless Wednesday: Using Technology to overcome Post Harvest Challenges.

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